annihilation


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But it could not be less folly to abolish liberty, which is essential to political life, because it nourishes faction, than it would be to wish the annihilation of air, which is essential to animal life, because it imparts to fire its destructive agency.
In a moment the thing shall have been done and we may return to the battle, while she who is now the Princess of Helium looks down from the queen's tower upon the annihilation of her former countrymen and witnesses the greatness which is her husband's.
I searched him without a qualm, but threats of annihilation instead, and found him unarmed but for that very knife which Rattray had induced me to hand over to him in town.
Take the analogy of the body: The evil of the body is a disease which wastes and reduces and annihilates the body; and all the things of which we were just now speaking come to annihilation through their own corruption attaching to them and inhering in them and so destroying them.
The ambition of the inquirer seemed to limit itself to the annihilation of those visions on which my interest in science was chiefly founded.
The victory of the Indians and the annihilation of the ape-men, marked the turning point of our fortunes.
Never was our expedition in more imminent danger of complete annihilation.
They had recently seen a chosen army from that country, which, reverencing as a mother, they had blindly believed invincible--an army led by a chief who had been selected from a crowd of trained warriors, for his rare military endowments, disgracefully routed by a handful of French and Indians, and only saved from annihilation by the coolness and spirit of a Virginian boy, whose riper fame has since diffused itself, with the steady influence of moral truth, to the uttermost confines of Christendom.
Like one who after a night of drunken revelry hies to his bed, still reeling, but with conscience yet pricking him, as the plungings of the Roman race-horse but so much the more strike his steel tags into him; as one who in that miserable plight still turns and turns in giddy anguish, praying God for annihilation until the fit be passed; and at last amid the whirl of woe he feels, a deep stupor steals over him, as over the man who bleeds to death, for conscience is the wound, and there's naught to staunch it; so, after sore wrestlings in his berth, Jonah's prodigy of ponderous misery drags him drowning down to sleep.
1898 - Australia complete a 4-1 series annihilation of England
In confronting an extraterrestrial presence through the gaze of a human female, emphasising her intelligence and composure while sneakily teasing out her emotional history, Annihilation at times suggests a more ferocious companion piece to Denis Villeneuve's 2016 thriller, Arrival.
dosimeter reader, the annihilation system, the necessary software for reading and annihilation, ~ 8000 dosimeters, the equipment needed for packaging (machines / tools), the label printing system, the physical system allowing the association of a person / id to a box when sticking a label and consumables (packaging for dosimeters, labels to be affixed to dosimeters, housings, fasteners .